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Sports Injuries - Intrinsic and Extrinsic

Lesson 1

Duane Saunders

on 25 June 2013

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Transcript of Sports Injuries - Intrinsic and Extrinsic

Sports Injuries
Learning Outcomes
Understand how common sports injuries can be prevented by the correct identification of risk factors.

Know about a range of sports injuries and their symptoms.

Know how to apply methods of treating sports injuries.

Be able to plan and construct treatment and rehabilitation programmes for two common sports injuries.

Task 1
Match the sports injuries key terms to the correct definitions.

Introduction to Sports Injuries
gain an appreciation of the main factors that can cause injuries.

Effective treatment and rehabilitation

consider both the physiological and psychological responses to injury

Extrinsic Factors
- poor communication

Incorrect Technique
- lifting, handling

Environmental Factors
- Weather

Clothing and Footwear

Safety hazards
- Environment, Sports Equipment, Misuse of equipment, first aid provision, safety checklist.

Task 2
For each of the external injury risks identified, provide examples from sport, of situations when these injuries could occur.

Intrinsic Risk Factors
An intrinsic risk factor is a physical aspect of the athlete’s body that can cause an injury

Intrinsic Risk Factors
Inadequate warm – up

Muscle Imbalances

Poor Preparation

Postural Defects

Poor Technique



Supplementary Reading

Postural Defects
Muscular Imbalances
Poor Technique
Many individuals can play a role in preventing injuries - including players, coaches, support staff and parents, among others.
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Risk Factors
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